Jeremy Rifkin, Jean-Claude Juncker, and Chancellor Angela Merkel at the European Investment Bank, March 2015

Jeremy Rifkin, Jean-Claude Juncker, and Chancellor Angela Merkel at the European Investment Bank, March 2015

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Best Selling Author

Jeremy Rifkin is an American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. Rifkin is the author of 20 bestselling books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. The books have been translated into more than 35 languages. His most recent books include the international bestsellers, The Zero Marginal Cost Society (2014), The Third Industrial Revolution (2011), The Empathic Civilization (2010), The European Dream (2004), The Hydrogen Economy (2002), The Age of Access (2000), The Biotech Century (1998), and The End of Work (1995).

Lecturer

Jeremy Rifkin speaks frequently before business, government, labor and civil society forums around the world. He has lectured at many of the world's leading Fortune 500 companies and at more than 300 universities in some 30 countries over the past four decades.

Advisor

Jeremy Rifkin has been an advisor to the leadership of the European Union since 2000. He has advised three presidents of the European Commission -- Romano Prodi, Jose Manuel Barroso, and the current President, Jean-Claude Juncker -- as well as the European Parliament, and numerous EU heads of state, including Germany's Angela Merkel, on the ushering in of a smart green Third Industrial Revolution economy. Mr. Rifkin is also advising the leadership of the Peoples Republic of China on the build out and scale up of the Internet Plus Third Industrial Revolution infrastructure to usher in a sustainable low-carbon economy.

Teacher

Jeremy Rifkin has been a lecturer at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program, at the University of Pennsylvania, since 1994. He instructs CEOs and senior corporate management from around the world on global trends in science, technology, and commerce, and their impacts on the economy, society and the environment.

Books by Jeremy Rifkin

The Zero Marginal Cost Society

THE ZERO MARGINAL COST SOCIETY
On April 1st, 2014 Mr. Rifkin published his twentieth book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, The Collaborative Commons, and The Eclipse of Capitalism.

The Third Industrial Revolution

THE THIRD INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
In 2011, Mr. Rifkin published the New York Times best seller, The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World.

The Empathic Civilization

THE EMPATHIC CIVILIZATION
In 2009, Mr. Rifkin published The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis.